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Musee De La Piscine

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Address: 23 Rue de l'Esperance, 59100 Roubaix, France
Phone Number: 03 20 69 23 60
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Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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This is for my mind a unique combination of location and curation of any museum I have ever seen. The 30's setting and the carefully crafted and positioned exhibit coupled with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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NEWPORT, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is for my mind a unique combination of location and curation of any museum I have ever seen. The 30's setting and the carefully crafted and positioned exhibit coupled with the eerie "alive" feeling of the setting makes this a MUST. I'll say no more and let the reader decide. I think it is the first 5/5 I have... More 

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England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

In a way you're better to just go there rather than read too much beforehand as the experience of walking into the main hall is breathtaking, especially if you've not seen any photos. The greatness of the building is matched by the art. Worth going out of your way for. The restaurant looked very popular as well though we didn't... More 

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Paris
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Excellent collection in a really cool setting. You need to like this period of painting/sculpture but I personally found it easy to spend a couple of hours there.

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Roubaix as a town has little to offer BUT this museum makes a trip more then worthwhile. The pictures look great but it's not uintil you're inside, with the ambiance and the recordings from when it was a public pool that you fully appreciate what a beautiful gem this is. It is such a shame it wasn't kept open as... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The town of Roubaix does not have a good reputation according to French friends but this museum is a little gem which is easily reached on the metro and a short walk along the main street which seemed perfectly charming to me. Once a swimming pool, it is now a gallery and museum. The central area is the old pool,... More 

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Gloucestershire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

A fantastic place to stop if visiting Lille or southern Belgium. Very easily reached from motorways with the aid of a satnav. We weren't quite sure that we had come to the right place, as it's tucked away a little, but look out for the word MUSEE painted on a brick wall and entry doors covered in bright stickers, and... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have to say that I'm really not much of an art person, but my study abroad program offered a trip to La Piscine so I figured that I'd check it out. This venue is obviously very unique and pretty cool. There is also a nice garden outside. While I honestly don't remember much of the art, I am glad... More 

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Almere, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

As a student I can say I'm tired of going to musea, but this one is the most gorgeous I've ever seen. The old swimming pool vibe is still there, but there's so much different works of art that make it worth a visit.

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This was expensive to visit (9euros) compared with other museums and galleries in Lille. It was an interesting venue but little information was given about this. The art work may be to someones taste but unfortunately not ours.

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Orpington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This was my second visit and is the most magnificent transformation of La Piscine to a Musee. The building is wonderful and the exhibits exciting and enchanting. Beautiful pictures, sculpture and fabrics. I could have gone round and round. The piscine is amazingly transformed and nostalgic. My favourite museum on a visit to Lille

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Additional Information about Musee De La Piscine

Address: 23 Rue de l'Esperance, 59100 Roubaix, France
Phone Number: 03 20 69 23 60
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nord-Pas-de-Calais  >  Nord  >  Roubaix
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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